an entry about nothing

The author, Mr. McIntire, is not earning his keep, along with the Editor, and as such they should both be fired. Immediately. I would never allow such incompetent people to work for my company. This is inexcusable. What rubbish! from the comments on the NYT’s “The Caucus.” You know what I love? Hyperbole. My favorite […]

what’s that sensation i’m having?

It’s a feeling I haven’t had since 1992. First and foremost, the Governor did not win by a landslide. He won with 60% of the votes. That’s a majority, to be sure, and damn close to a two-thirds majority. Had he won by two-thirds, sure, a landslide. Whatever. But this was simply a win. This […]


This feels immeasurably good. I’d say I have too much time on my hands, but we all know that’s not true. But for some reason, making this silly little tribute is making me really happy tonight.

waiting for the cat

It’s a little after 5:00 on a Thursday afternoon. And I’m waiting for the cat. Here’s the story: My good friends Scott and Lauren are out of town this weekend on Big Family Vacation 2005 and I’m in charge of making sure their many many animals and plants are properly watered and fed. Meanwhile, in […]


It’s 9:30 on a Wednesday night and I just woke up from a nap. It’s gonna be a long night. I don’t know how it happened. One minute I was watching an old Simpsons re-run, the next minute I was waking up and something terrible was on UPN. This isn’t good. I don’t want to […]